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‏Zach Parise has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Wild

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like i said it REALLY goes both ways... im SURE he would have signed a right contract in NJ if he was approach at the right time. Thats on Lou... he was put in a situation that he could more and more get his foot out of the door and he actually looked outside like anyone would do so thats why im not 100% pissed at zach... but my 50% is still REALLY mad at him lol

It's not on Lou. Zach was prepared to sign a deal, but was waived off on it by people who "had his best interests at heart."

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like i said it REALLY goes both ways... im SURE he would have signed a right contract in NJ if he was approach at the right time. Thats on Lou... he was put in a situation that he could more and more get his foot out of the door and he actually looked outside like anyone would do so thats why im not 100% pissed at zach... but my 50% is still REALLY mad at him lol

then i know about the ownership thing but again even without that ownership thing, Lou would NOT have approach him any faster we know Lou so it would have been the same results. PLUS the ownership situation is not even settled and they made a pitch at Zach so he could have done it earlier

It's not on Lou. Zach was prepared to sign a deal, but was waived off on it by people who "had his best interests at heart."

Carp summed it. This isn't Lous fault.

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Definitely not Lou's fault. Zach was led away by his little entourage and he didnt have the balls to be his own man. He's a little bitch.

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It's true Lou did this the wrong way - he was naive thinking Zach was a loyal player. The game isn't what it used to be. The last of the old, principled guard of players is gone. He should have tried to sign Zach earlier if he wanted to keep him. Hell, maybe he was waiting to see if he'd have the money. But this is probably a good thing - we now have money to spend elsewhere. 13/98 for Zach is ridiculous. He's worth 10/65.

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I respect his game and the fact he hustled and never took a shift off. No one is taking anything away from Zach's talent, but all that talk about playing for a contender and such was hogwash. He's going to need all the luck he can to succeed on a Minnesota team with 0 depth and a terrible coach.

Minnesota was the best team in hockey after getting off to a 20-7-3 start last year.

Injuries happened, Backstrom can only bail you out of so many games and then the team collapses. You are 100% correct, their depth dried up too and they couldn't score more than 2 goals per game.

The West is wide open right now, there is so much parity. Maybe Parise can prove how much of a leader he is. Sometimes that more valuable than point production.

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Definitely not Lou's fault. Zach was led away by his little entourage and he didnt have the balls to be his own man. He's a little bitch.

You forgot to call him a queer, too.

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any truth to this?

Rumor: Lou and the New Jersey Devils will file a tampering suit against Minnesota and their GM for leaking contract details of UFA Zach Parise prior to July 1

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You forgot to call him a queer, too.

And a queer. :lol:

any truth to this?

Rumor: Lou and the New Jersey Devils will file a tampering suit against Minnesota and their GM for leaking contract details of UFA Zach Parise prior to July 1

:pray:

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any truth to this?

Rumor: Lou and the New Jersey Devils will file a tampering suit against Minnesota and their GM for leaking contract details of UFA Zach Parise prior to July 1

sue them for 98 million dollars.

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any truth to this?

Rumor: Lou and the New Jersey Devils will file a tampering suit against Minnesota and their GM for leaking contract details of UFA Zach Parise prior to July 1

sigh. cite a source or don't bother posting it.

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It's true Lou did this the wrong way - he was naive thinking Zach was a loyal player. The game isn't what it used to be. The last of the old, principled guard of players is gone. He should have tried to sign Zach earlier if he wanted to keep him. Hell, maybe he was waiting to see if he'd have the money. But this is probably a good thing - we now have money to spend elsewhere. 13/98 for Zach is ridiculous. He's worth 10/65.

Again, Lou got Zach to the table earlier this season. Zach was advised by other interested parties not to do anything until July 1st.

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@jessespector: Parise said that he and Suter talked "throughout the year," in case this didn't already feel enough like the Heat.

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sigh. cite a source or don't bother posting it.

Facebook. Section 233 Crazies

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Minnesota was the best team in hockey after getting off to a 20-7-3 start last year.

Im aware of this. I remember being surprised by it.

The thing is, you're also correct, theres parity. The other teams in that division got better as well. Colorado will be improved. Calgary, despite how weird they are with their stupid moves still have talented players. Edmonton may finally break out with all of their young studs and theres no reason to think Vancouver will take a significant step back. That is not an easy division by any stretch. The Wild definitely got better, but 1 injury to this Wild team as it stands today, could set them back and keep them out of the playoffs.

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any truth to this?

Rumor: Lou and the New Jersey Devils will file a tampering suit against Minnesota and their GM for leaking contract details of UFA Zach Parise prior to July 1

While I, despite my initial enthusiasm, am skeptical, it would be friggin awesome if Minnesota had to forfeit a first rounder that turned into McKinnin or Jones.

Never gonna happen of course.

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Im aware of this. I remember being surprised by it.

The thing is, you're also correct, theres parity. The other teams in that division got better as well. Colorado will be improved. Calgary, despite how weird they are with their stupid moves still have talented players. Edmonton may finally break out with all of their young studs and theres no reason to think Vancouver will take a significant step back. That is not an easy division by any stretch. The Wild definitely got better, but 1 injury to this Wild team as it stands today, could set them back and keep them out of the playoffs.

Agreed. The Wild will have definitely improved, but I don't see them being vastly improved. They're a bubble playoff team now.

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lol that's a source?

A tampering charge would be the best news we can read today I'm afraid unless Lou managed to pull a top six winger out of his ****.

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Now that screams credible! :lol:

haha i am not saying its credible, i am just wondering what it means, if it has been mentioned anywhere and if its valid?

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haha i am not saying its credible, i am just wondering what it means, if it has been mentioned anywhere and if its valid?

I haven't seen it anywhere yet. I'm surprised no one asked Lou at his presser, not like he'd say anyway. But I certainly hope it happens. As for what it means, or what would come out of it? Who knows. I'm sure nothing substantial, like a 1st or a roster player or anything.

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I haven't seen it anywhere yet. I'm surprised no one asked Lou at his presser, not like he'd say anyway. But I certainly hope it happens. As for what it means, or what would come out of it? Who knows. I'm sure nothing substantial, like a 1st or a roster player or anything.

Hows this for a dream scenario...

We are awarded their first round pick next year. They finish 30th, we win the cup. We get the 1st overall pick and give up the 30th overall from the Kovy deal! hahaha

and please don't respond to this in a serious manner. I did say dream scenario lol

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Hows this for a dream scenario...

We are awarded their first round pick next year. They finish 30th, we win the cup. We get the 1st overall pick and give up the 30th overall from the Kovy deal! hahaha

and please don't respond to this in a serious manner. I did say dream scenario lol

Haha, that would be quite the dream scenario. :lol: It would be cool if we got their 1st though. Just more reason to hope they lose as much as possible.

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Worst case scenario would have been Zach TAKING a deal from us like the one the Wild offered. Somewhere on the board (I'm too lazy to look) it was reported that Lou offered 7 years, 49 mil midseason, and Zach turned him down. This was smart of both parties. Lou should not have gone much more than that, and neither should anyone else, and Zach got a better deal. We don't have to like it, and the superbestfriend thing is annoying, but in the end, the biggest victims are the Wild, who now have a terrible contract on their hands. Zach earned the right to make this decision, and Lou was smart enough not to offer him more than he was worth, especially after the injury. I don't see the Wild winning a cup -- not with that albatross and the mediocrity on the rest of the roster.

And a queer. :lol:

Many queers are more loyal than Zach.

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